Course Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: Applicants for admission to the BCA Programme must have passed the higher secondary examination or an examination accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto. Those who have passed the three years technical diploma examination are also eligible for admission to the BCA Programme.


Bachelor of Computer Application offered by Annamalai University Distance Education is three years full time under graduate course. Candidates eligible for this course must have HSC passed certificate from recognized institute.

First Year

  • Language (Tamil/Hindi/French/Malayalam/Telugu/ Kannada)
  • English
  • Basics of Information Technology
  • Scientific Computing
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Unix and C
  • Programming Lab - I (MS-Office, Unix and C)
  • Programming Lab – II (Data Structures)

Second Year

  • Computer Architecture and Microprocessors
  • Operating Systems
  • Object Oriented Programming Using C++
  • Relational Database Management Systems
  • Web Development Tools
  • Visual Programming
  • Programming Lab (Oracle 8i and Visual Basic) - III
  • Programming Lab – IV (C++)

Third Year

  • Internet and Java Programming
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Networks
  • System Software
  • Software Engineering
  • Project and Viva Voce
  • Programming Lab (Internet and Java Programming) - V
  • Programming Lab (Graphics) - VI